UNWTO

Type: Organization
Name: UNWTO
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Despite Ebola, International Tourism Continues...

shareby Matt Alderton |October 31, 2014International tourist arrivals grew 5 percent worldwide during the first eight months of 2014, the United Nations' World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reported today.According to UNWTO's latest "UNWTO World Tourism ... [Published Successful Meetings - 5 hours ago]
Entities: UNWTO, Tourism, Ebola
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Violence won't discourage Mexican tourism

The Mexican Drug War is estimated to have claimed 150,000 victims since 2007, and considering all the confusion surrounding the disappearance of 43 students at the end of September, there doesn't seem to be an end to the violence in sight. The state is ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 5 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

5 things to know: 31 October 2014

Plateno Hotels Group signed a license agreement with Hilton Worldwide Holdings to bring the Hampton by Hilton brand to China. Under the deal, Plateno will open more than 400 properties through a mix of new builds, conversions and adaptive reuse. The first ... [Published Hotel News Now - 8 hours ago]
Entities: China, Kempinski, UNWTO
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

781 million tourists worldwide during first 8 months of 2014

From January through August of this year, there were around 36 million more international travelers than in the same period in 2013, according to the UN World Tourism Organization (WTO). The total, of 781 million tourists over the eight months, represents ... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Turkey’s Tourism Revenues Rise 11 Percent To $12. 85 Bln in Third Quarter

According to a data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) Turkey’s tourism revenues up 11 percent to $12.85 billion in the third quarter of 2014.The third quarter has traditionally been the peak season for tourism as the summer months ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 16 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Latest data confirms sustained downturn of tourism fortunes

Kenya’s latest arrival statistics make some grim reading as the arrival downturn continued throughout July.Combined numbers of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi and Moi International Airport (MIA) in Mombasa for July have been confirmed ... [Published ETurboNews - 22 hours ago]
Entities: UNWTO, Kenya, Mombasa
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

ICTP President to moderate IIPT panel at World Travel Market

STOWE, Vermont, USA – Professor Geoffrey Lipman, President of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP), will be the moderator at this year’s IIPT World Travel Market event, “Cultivating Sustainable and Peaceful Communities and Nations,” ... [Published ETurboNews - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

One Out Of Ten International Travelers Is A Chinese

2014 is the year which will see the Chinese international tourism source market crossing the 10% hurdle. In other words: One out of ten international border-crossings this year will originate in Mainland China.For the first half of 2014 the ratio between ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

International tourism shows continued strength

International tourist arrivals worldwide grew by 5% during the first eight months of 2014 according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Despite geopolitical challenges and a lingering economic recovery, tourism demand was strong during the northern ... [Published ETurboNews - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

Turkey’s Q3 Tourism Revenue Rises 11% Y/Y

Turkey ’s tourism revenue increased 11% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2014, reaching USD 12.85B, the Turkish Staistical Institute said on Thursday.Foreign visitors contributed 81.8% of total tourism revenue , while the remainder was obtained from ... [Published Sofia News Agency - Oct 30 2014]
Entities: Turkey, Tourism, Revenue
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

China Outshines West to take Top Spot in Global Tourism

According to a data released at the third Global Tourism Economy Forum in Macau, China’s outbound travelers are fuelling a resurgence in Asia’s tourism industry, which is expected to receive approximately 535 million tourists by 2030, making the region ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Oct 30 2014]
Entities: Tourism, China, UNWTO
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Third Global Tourism Economy Forum Started

The third edition of Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF) kicked off in Macao on 27 October.The first Asia Tourism Trends report conducted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Global Tourism Economy Research Centre (GTERC) will ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Oct 30 2014]
Entities: Tourism, Macao, UNWTO

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...assess the full impact of the outbreak on the tourism sector, at this point we do not expect a major effect on the sector globally," he continued. "International tourism in countries where there is widespread transmission … represents less than 1 percent of all international arrivals to African destinations. Yet we have to be aware that misperception about the outbreak is affecting the whole of Africa. On the upside, and according to information gathered from our African member states and key tour operators and associations in major source markets, there are no significant cancellations to report, despite a certain slowdown in bookings."
But this is all speculation, the Stratfor authors warn: "Nothing in the behavior of cartels suggests that they deliberately keep tourists out of the firing line." Anyone in the wrong place at the wrong time should not hope to be spared just because they're foreign
After successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded with a PATAcademy-HCD certificate entitled: " Certified Asia Pacific Visitor Economy Expert - The Future of Tourism Technology "
...case, there is a relationship with trust, value and collaboration as the basis, not simply a transactional means of booking travel," says Upchurch. "With so many ways of researching and booking travel today, and lots of new ways coming, our real value lies in the totality of the relationship between the advisor and the client throughout the travel lifecycle. If working with a travel advisor is seen as just another way of booking travel, we've probably lost before getting started."

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Despite Ebola, International Tourism Continues... [Published Successful Meetings - 5 hours ago]
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781 million tourists worldwide during first 8 m... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - 11 hours ago]
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WTM Preview: World at one [Published Travel Weekly - 12 hours ago]
Trade Can Copy Tourvest`s Learnership Programme [Published Tourism Business Council of South Africa - 16 hours ago]
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Mediterranean Bourse of Archaeological Tourism ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 16 hours ago]
Meet the Speakers at the 3rd PATAcademy-HCD in ... [Published PATA - 17 hours ago]
Latest data confirms sustained downturn of tour... [Published ETurboNews - 22 hours ago]
ICTP President to moderate IIPT panel at World ... [Published ETurboNews - Oct 30 2014]
Tourism Satellite Account: 2014 – report [Published Noodls - Oct 30 2014]
One Out Of Ten International Travelers Is A Chi... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 30 2014]
Operators told to focus on middle-class tourists [Published The Nation - Thailand - Oct 30 2014]
Ebola infographic now available in six official... [Published All About Shipping - Oct 30 2014]
International tourism shows continued strength [Published ETurboNews - Oct 30 2014]
Turkey’s Q3 Tourism Revenue Rises 11% Y/Y [Published Sofia News Agency - Oct 30 2014]
Positive numbers for Turkey [Published International Travel Insurance Journal - Oct 30 2014]
Building Trust, Globalization And 'Getting Nake... [Published AndhraNews.net - Oct 30 2014]
How multimodal biometrics improves border contr... [Published Beta News - Oct 30 2014]
Tourism Summit for National Growth [Published Zawya.com - Oct 30 2014]
Turkey tourism income increases 11 pct to $12.9... [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 30 2014]
Zambia: Late Zambian President Michael Sata Cam... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 30 2014]
Pollution and Terrorism Behind China’s Tourism ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Oct 30 2014]
Turkey Emerging as Key Player in Health Tourism [Published Travel and Tour World - Oct 30 2014]
Tourism Stakeholders are Encouraged to Develop ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Oct 30 2014]
Third Global Tourism Economy Forum Started [Published Travel and Tour World - Oct 30 2014]
China Outshines West to take Top Spot in Global... [Published Travel and Tour World - Oct 30 2014]
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Korea Evolves as Youth Travel Destination [Published PR Newswire: Auto & Transportation - Oct 23 2014]
NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Youth travelers comprise more than 20% of the international travel population, accruing 200 million trips annually. According to UNWTO, that number is projected to climb to 300 million by 2020. Why the growth? Younger ...
Greece ranks among global leaders in tourism gr... [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - Oct 22 2014]
Tourism in Greece has done particularly well in 2014, having grown 16.7 percent year-on-year, while the head of the World Tourism Organization stressed on Wednesday the added value this growth can generate in the economy and praised the government’s effor... ...
Full text of president’s National Day address –... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 15 2014]
Taipei, Oct. 10 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou on Friday gave his annual National Day address, in which he reaffirmed his firm belief in “a democratic process which emphasizes reason, peace, and tolerance”. The following is the full text of his speech, ...
Full text of president’s National Day address –... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 10 2014]
Taipei, Oct. 10 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou on Friday gave his annual National Day address, in which he reaffirmed his firm belief in “a democratic process which emphasizes reason, peace, and tolerance”. The following is the full text of his speech, ...
Colombia: No to Sex Tourism in Medellín [Published Global Voices Online - Sep 29 2014]
“No to sex tourist”. Screenshot from video posted on YouTube. By mid July 2014, the Facebook page No to sex tourist was created, with the purpose of create awareness about sex tourism in Colombia. Wikipedia lo define como: … una forma de turismo ...
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Samarkand Hosts World Tourism Forum [Published Republic of Uzbekistan Press-center - Oct 04 2014]
Uzbekistan, UNWTO Boost Cooperation [Published Republic of Uzbekistan Press-center - Oct 04 2014]
The Thriving Tourist Potential of Uzbekistan [Published Republic of Uzbekistan Press-center - Oct 03 2014]
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